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    September 24, 2010
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. comments@captioncolorado.com a new theory in the cause of the san bruno pipeline explosion. could bacteria have played a role? >> a breakthrough in the state budget stalemate. a final agreement could be near. good morning. it is friday, the 24th of september. it is 6:00. i'm sydnie kohara. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. let's get a quick look at traffic and weather. first to gianna franco with a look at the commute. >> reporter: yeah, we have a few hot spots this morning. one. them on the peninsula northbound 101 at belmont, left lane still blocked. starting to see traffic building on highway 4 through
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antioch and we are dealing with a traffic alert in vallejo. big rig accident has the columbus parkway off-ramp shut down to westbound 80 and eastbound 37. i'll have video of that coming right up. but let's check in now with tracy for the forecast. >> hey, thanks, gianna. our forecast today includes a whole lot of sunshine for this sunshine and how about some warmer temperatures? yeah, the 90s. they are back! 90 degrees in fairfield today, 91 concord, 92 livermore, 82 oakland, 85 fremont, 87 san jose, 79 in san francisco, and temperatures just near 90 degrees in napa and in santa rosa. we warm up today and even hotter temperatures are expected over the course of the weekend. i have your weekend forecast in just a few moments. 6:01. was the pipe that blew up on the peninsula eaten away from within? that's one possibility under investigation this morning. anne makovec is in san bruno where bacteria may have caused the big explosion two weeks ago. bacteria? this is a new theory, bacteria
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may have caused this big explosion two weeks ago? >> reporter: yeah. and apparently that was named to be the cause of a very similar incident that happened in new mexico a decade ago, a lot of the same circumstances, same size, pipe, same age of five, five decades old. that blast which killed 12 people was found to be due to microbiology-influenced corrosion. that's what they are looking into here in san bruno. looking at this piece of pipe for potential microbes which thrive in pools of water that can collect in pipes. that bacteria can release gases that break down the pipe's wall. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting this morning that pg&e filed a statement with state regulators last year that there was, quote, ongoing concern about internal corrosion on the line, which runs from san francisco to milpitas. that includes this section that water had shown up in tests. the key to fighting this corrosion apparently using chemicals or robots to scrape microbes away but apparently pg&e says the pipeline in san
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bruno was too narrow and had too many bends for some of the recommended treatments. pg&e said it did use ultrasonic techniques to detect corrosion and didn't find any. meanwhile, the public utilities commission has voted to bring an independent panel in to investigation this explosion, looking into what pg&e and state agencies could have done to avoid the disaster. state leaders are pushing to make sure pg&e pays for the cost of the panel out of its own profits so customers do not have to foot the bill. today is day 2 of heavy demolition an clean-up in the neighborhood what remains of the 35 homes that were burned to the ground will be removed over the next several weeks. large excavators and workers in protective gear are working on three homes a day. at the same time, street sweepers and water trucks work to keep the area clean by reducing the threat of toxic dust. >> want to make sure that we're very and fully protected. so we know there's going to be some levels of asbestos, metals and other items and we want to make sure that we are handling it in a way that will cause
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absolutely no concern or problem. >> reporter: the demolition in this neighborhood will continue six days a week. it is expected to last at least a month. the main goal is to get this all completed before the rainy season so any of these toxic chemicals don't have the chance to seep into the ground water. sydnie? >> they are getting good luck with the weather at least right now. anne, didn't we talk about last week, a particular part of that pipe that exploded, that's on its way to washington? >> reporter: that's right. that's the pipe we showed you in the first piece of video here this morning. that piece of pipe is now under inspection in washington, d.c. they are using electronic microscopes. so if there is any corrosion on the inside or the outside, because that's the other theory, that will be found. and we'll be of course finding out information over the next several months. but the investigators have promised they will release any piece of information they have as soon as they have it. >> that is certainly good news to those home owners. anne, thank you very much, anne
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makovec in san bruno. a family who was killed in that explosion will be laid to rest today. a funeral service for gregory bullis, his mother lavonne and 17-year-old son william will be held this afternoon at first presbyterian church in burlingame. a reception will follow at mills high school in millbrae. the bullis family was three of seven people killed two weeks ago when the pipeline exploded. their deaths were confirmed this week. and there will also be a funeral today for the 15-year- old novato high school student who was killed in a suspected drunk driving crash. he was one of three teenagers in the car last friday when it hit a tractor- trailer. police found beer cans and alcohol bottles at the crash scene. the 16-year-old driver now faces manslaughter and felony dui charges. california's budget is now a record-breaking 86 days overdue. but the stalemate could end soon. the governor's office says democrats and republicans have reached the framework of a budget agreement.
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no details were released. they plan to work more on it over the weekend with the goal of reaching a final deal on monday. legislative leaders and governor schwarzenegger met yesterday in santa monica because the governor is still battling that bad cold. right now, california faces a $19 billion budget deficit. the lack of a state budget means some highway projects are on hold. the california transportation commission delayed another $900 million of transportation funding yesterday. it had already held back $3 billion worth of road and rail projects last month. the "mercury news" reports some projects scheduled to begin this fall will likely be delayed until the rainy season is over, even if there is a budget deal soon. bart is looking at advertising to boost its budget revenue. the transit every it agency is considering ideas including billboards on bart property as well as a video network that
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would include ads. >> that would work because i don't want them to raise fares again. >> as a young person who is con at&tally bombarded by different advertisements all over the area, i'm one of the main targets of advertisers, constantly bombarded by different advertisements, i don't enjoy it very much. >> it could raise up to $6 million a year. traffic and weather, earlier this morning gianna we had problems in vallejo. how's it looking now? >> it's still there. they don't expect this closure to clear at least until 7:00 or 8:00 this morning. vallejo big rig accident westbound 80 off-ramp to columbus parkway and eastbound 37 shut down. not affecting the main lines. road. let me show you earlier video we shot of the area. this was an overturned big rig carrying grass and sod. they are working on clearing this out of the way. they have uprighted the big rig. it's off the scene. caltrans crews are still on scene to clean up the mess so use redwood as an alternate probably your best bet to get
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around that mess this morning. that's a look at your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, gianna. our forecast for this morning, you're heading out the door, you're thinking, boy, what am i going to wear this friday? you know what? it's going to be nice. you probably want to wear something that allows you to breathe! temperatures today in the 90s well inland. out the door today, this morning mostly clear with some patchy fog. clear start around the bay. and mostly clear with just a few low clouds along the coastline. temperatures for the morning in the 40s and 50s. this afternoon 90s. sunshine warm temperatures around the bay to the lower 80s. and sunny and mild temperatures at the coast, the lower 70s expected. warmer weather, hot temperatures, 100 degrees even expected over the course of the next couple of days. i have your seven-day forecast coming up. always a question, what are you going to wear? all right. thanks, tracy. it is 6:08. coming up next, a historic ruling expected in just hours.
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the decision that could drastically change the future for some state prisoners. >> plus bring out the glovers. the senator's race is heating up. the new attack against barbara boxer. he een, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'.
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has executed a woman. has executed a woman. good morning. troubles in vallejo. details on that coming up in just a few minutes. okay. thank yo. >> virginia has executed an inmate. she was put to death by lethal injection last night. the 41-year-old woman was found guilty of arranging to have two men kill her husband and stepson. the motive a $250,000 life insurance payment. lewis' lawyer said she was borderline mentally disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. a federal judge is expected to announce today whether california can execute convicted killer albert brown. officials at san quentin say the state's refurbished death chamber will be ready for a planned execution next wednesday if the judge lifts the moratorium on capital punishment. federal judge jeremy fogel and san jose had blocked executions in 2006 because the state's legal injection method caused great physical pain. state lawyers say the new death
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chamber better staff training and new lethal injection regulations have addressed that. carly fiorina's first general election tv ad is out. she is taking aim at barbara boxer using video that's made the rounds on youtube. >> you know, do me a faye, you could say senator instead of ma'am? it's just a thing of the i worked so hard to get that title. i'd appreciate it. yes, thank you. >> 28 years in washington, and barbara boxer works hard for a title? i'll really go to work to end the arrogance in washington. >> senator boxers said she called the brigadier genwal, of the army corps of engineers to apologize but he said it wasn't necessary. time 6:13. oh, the benefits, the text message these days. the new program just launched at two bay area hospitals and it's a first in northern california.
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good morning. the trouble spot on the 101 along the peninsula is now cleared out of lanes. northbound 101 at ralston a vehicle stuck in the two left lanes, everything off now to the right side of the roadway. 101 and 280 moving nicely this morning. highway 4, westbound loaded up through antioch. on the brakes again as you approach the pittsburg area. also, you're tapping the brakes westbound 580 along the altamont pass. not quite backed up to 205 just yet. fairly friday light in the area. vallejo just a heads up a big rig accident. the off-ramp to columbus parkway from westbound 80 and eastbound 37 are still shut down. they do not expect this to re- open until 8:00. use redwood as an alternate. this is in vallejo. not affecting the main lines of the freeway. bay bridge fairly light. a slight delay in the cash lanes. metering lights are still off. 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. live look at the golden gate
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bridge. no troubles to your traffic looking good out of marin county. san jose, nice northbound some extra volume on 280 but overall friday light through that portion. that's a look at your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, gianna. friday forecast is headed into the weekend. out the door this morning, mostly clear with a few clouds expected along the coastline. clear start around the bay and mostly clear with some patchy fog inland. temperatures for the morning ranging from the upper 50s to just near 60 degrees. by this afternoon, sunny and warm. bottom line, going to be nice. warm conditions around the bay, mild temperatures along the coast. and temperatures will range from the lower 70s all the way up to the 90s. yeah. we're moving back into the 90s today. 90 degrees in morgan hill. mid-80s in union city and in fremont. mid-80s in palo alto and mountain view and sunnyvale and the lower 70s at the coast.
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back to the 90s, pittsburg 92. 93 brentwood. these locations will be looking at triple-digit highs monday and tuesday. we will continue to warm up progressively through the weekend. and the lower 9/11 from concord to pleasanton. 80s in store for oakland today. 82. 83 san leandro, 84 hayward. north bay locations near 90. just near 80 degrees in san francisco. it's going to be warm. many of us especially in the city don't have air- conditioning. this weekend is going to be a little difficult because it's going to be hot. not much of a breeze expected. monday and tuesday we are expecting temperatures to cap off and then things will start to cool down a bit wednesday and thursday. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. 6:19. let's take a look at today's top stories. there is a new theory about what caused that deadly
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pipeline explosion in san bruno. the chronicle reports bacteria inside the pipe may have weakened it. that's what happened in a similar explosion 10 years ago in new mexico. there will be a funeral today for the 15-year-old novato high school student who was killed in a suspected drunk driving crash. he was one of three teenagers in that car last friday when it hit a tractor-trailer. the 16-year-old driver now faces manslaughter and felony dui charges. hter and felony and california's governor and legislative leaders have agreed on a framework for a new budget. the governor's office says they will work on details over the weekend and hope to have a final deal for them early next week. finding out the emergency room wait time at two bay area hospitals is as easy now ascending a text message. good samaritan and regional medical center in san jose say they are the first northern california hospitals to give patients updated emergency room wait times. now, it's done through their websites via text. here's how it works.
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you text "er" to the number 23000. you enter your zip code when prompted and you get a text back with wait times. the waiting room times are updated every half hour and your texted response also comes with a toll free number to talk to a nurse. of course, if you need immediate assistance, you don't need to be texting. you need to call 911. 6:21. for some it's a recipe for controversy. katie perry and sesame street. ♪ [ music ] >> her guest appearance on the kids show, it's dumped. perry defends her outfit. promise me low prices. and stick to it. like seriously low prices. [ male announcer ] at safeway, we made a promise of low prices. and we're keeping it. [ female announcer ] with club card specials like beef cross rib roast, just $1.99 a pound and crystal geyser water only $3.99.
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will soon be out of a job. here's a nice pictures. bay bridge and that's what it's going to look like today, plenty of sunshine: 9 in san francisco, 81 in alameda. 93 in danville and pleasanton. plenty of sunshine around the bay area today. and more bay area cities and today's warmer hot temperatures coming up. hundreds of people who work at uc-berkeley will soon be out of a job. the university plans to get rid of some 200 jobs next year. that will save about $20 million. cal officials though will not
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say which jobs are on the chopping block. too racy for sesame street? the show decided not to feature a segment featuring elmo and singer katie perry. the children's program said it pulled it because of feedback it received when the video was posted on youtube. some parents complained that perry's top is too revealing. perry's spokesman said she enjoyed her time with sesame street and elmo and by the way, if you want to see it, it's online. this has certainly gotten a lot of people talking. >> that leads to us our question of the day. is katie perry just too racy for sesame street? on facebook: rather my kid see cleavage n y now say on >> they have had all sorts of people on there that you wouldn't think maybe would be the best role model. i can explain cleavage. >> i like it. at least i can explain
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cleavage. our answ and we were just looking online because you mentioned miss piggy. and i tell you, you take a look at her. she's definitely busting out all over some of her little outfits. >> really risque with low cut dresses on there. i wish we could -- maybe we'll work on showing you miss piggy in some of her outfits. >> send your answers to mornings@cbs5.com. or post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. it is 6:26. coming up, it is now 86 days and counting. >> the new hope for ending our state's budgets crisis and the goal lawmakers want to reach monday. >> and as the clean-up continues here at the site of the san bruno blast, so does the investigation into what caused it. a new report this morning, another possible cause, and what pg&e did or didn't do about it. and a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza from chopper 5. looks like traffic is starting to stack up.
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wenger. good morning. up and at 'em, everyone. it is friday, the 24th day of
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september. i'm sydnie kohara. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. a tiny bacteria that can hide anywhere could be the culprit in the san bruno explosion, a possibility investigators looking into. san bruno anne makovec is in san bruno to explain this microbe phenomenon and pg&e's ongoing concern. >> reporter: sounds like a science lesson, unfortunately. they are comparing this with a very similar gas line blast that happened in new mexico a decade ago, killing 12 people. similar line, a 30" transmission line of about the same age, five decades. apparently, that blast was caused by what's called microbiology-influenced corrosion. and that is now something that investigators will be looking at in this piece of pipe that blew here in san bruno two weeks ago. that piece of pipe is in washington now being examined. microbes thrive in pools of water that can collect in pipes. that bacteria can release gases that break down the pipe's walls. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting this morning that pg&e
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filed a statement with state regulators last year that there was, quote, ongoing concern about internal corrosion on the line which runs from san francisco to milpitas and that water had shown up in tests. the key to fighting the corrosion apparently using chemicals or robots that scrape microbes away. but pg&e says the pipeline in san bruno was too narrow and had too many bends for some of the recommended treatments. pg&e says it did use ultrasonic techniques to detect corrosion and didn't find any. meanwhile, the public utilities commission has voted to bring in an independent panel to investigate this explosion looking into pg&e and state agencies, what could they have done to avoid the disaster? state leaders are pushing to make sure pg&e pays for the cost of this panel out of its own profits so customers don't have to foot that bill. now, today is going to be day 2 of heavy demolition and clean- up in this neighborhood. what remains of the 35 homes that were burned to the ground will be removed over the next several weeks.
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excavators and workers in protective gear are working on three homes a day. at the same time, street sweepers and water trucks work to keep the area clean by reducing the threat of dust from metals and asbestos. but many neighbors are still concerned. >> i'm very worried about the environmental impact. i'm more worried about pg&e, if they don't replace this gas pipe and move it. it needs to be relocated. >> it's just been tremendously stressful. >> reporter: the demolition in this neighborhood will continue six days a week. it is expected to last at least a month. they are trying to get this finished before the rainy season comes. the media is expected to get a special inside look at this clean-up work this morning at 10:00 a.m. of course we'll have the latest for you on cbs 5.we have been kept out by the gates which is close to the area. we are close, but they are going to give us an inside look
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and we'll have the latest for you on cbs 5. >> anne makovec, live for us in san bruno. thank you. a family who was killed in the explosion will be laid to rest today. a funeral service for gregory bullis, his mother and son will be held this afternoon at first presbyterian church in burlingame. a reception will follow at mills high school in millbrae where william went to school. the bullis family were three of seven people killed two weeks ago when that pipeline exploded. their deaths were confirmed this week. there will also be a funeral today for the 15-year- old novato high school student killed in a suspected drunk driving crash. he was one of three teenagers in the car when it hit a tractor-trailer. that was last friday. police found beer cans and alcohol bottles at this crash scene. the 16-year-old driver now faces manslaughter and felony dui charges. california's budget is now a record-breaking 86 days overdue. but that stalemate could end soon. the governor's office says
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democrats and republicans have reached the framework of a budget agreement. no details were released. they plan to work more on it over the weekend with the goal of reaching a final deal monday. legislative leaders and governor schwarzenegger met yesterday in santa monica. that's because the governor is still battling a bad cold. right now, california faces a $19 billion budget deficit. the lack of a state budget means some highway projects are on hold. the california transportation commission delayed another $900 million of transportation funding yesterday. it had already held back $3 billion worth of road and rail projects last month. the "mercury news" reports some projects scheduled to begin this fall will likely be delayed until the rainy season is over, even if there is a budget deal soon. let's take you back outside to look at traffic and weather. gianna, still watching vallejo? >> yeah. we still have some trouble spots in that area.
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in fact, i will update you in a few seconds. that closure will last most of the morning. here's a lovely look from chopper 5 at the upper deck of the bay bridge. headlights headed across into san francisco so give yourself some extra time. if you are at the toll plaza another view here from our maps, you can see traffic starting to stack up here. they have officially turned on the metering lights. so slow and go in the cash lanes. over to 880 we go where traffic is not too bad. you can see the southbound headlights heading into hayward. overall so far friday light. golden gate bridge no trouble spots right now. clear out of marin county. we are still dealing with a problem columbus parkway off- ramp from west 80 and east 37, shut down due it a big rig accident. they are hoping to have everything re-opened by 8:00. so in the meantime, give yourself some extra time. the good news is it's not affecting the main lines of the road through there. that's a look at your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, gianna. forecast for today, we
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continue to warm up. yesterday's highs 82 degrees in santa rosa. 81 in concord, 79 in san jose. 74 in san francisco. those are seasonal highs. today we're kicking it up a notch. 89 santa rosa, 91 concord, 87 san jose, 79 degrees in san francisco. we'll take a look at some more bay area cities and their high temperatures coming up and also a look at your hot weekend forecast. >> thank you. bart is looking at advertising to boost its bottom line. the transit agency is considering several ideas to sell ad space. these ideas include billboards on bart property as well as a video network that would include ads. >> i don't want them to raise fares again. >> as a young person who is constantly bombarded by advertisements in different venues all over the place and i'm one of the main targets of
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a lot of advertisers, i don't enjoy it very much. >> bart says the ads could generate between $4 to $6 million a year. a decision in washington holds the promise of a super fast wireless internet. the fcc the federal communications commission is making unused airwaves available. we have kcbs radio's matt bigler in san jose with more on what this means for wireless users. >> reporter: good morning. this decision from the fcc has a lot of techies very excited about the future of wireless internet. let's look at what you're using today. it comes out of boxes that look like this, wireless fidelity or wi-fi. it's pretty reliable around the house but if you go beyond that it drops out and you can't get a signal. what the fcc approved yesterday are new rules that open up the wide spaces between tv signals and to use that for the new standard for wireless internet. it's going to be more reliable and faster. cnet's brian cooley says the
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current standard is about 54 megabits. >> the new stuff is at least theoretically going to be in the white space running at 80 to 800 megabits. so it's many times faster in theory. this new white space spectrum is being opened up for these new services is very good at going through walls, very good at going around buildings. it's like television because it's in the same radiofrequency area. >> reporter: now, it still has to be determined who is going to set up this new network of wireless internet, this new wi- fi. several big companies are already talking about bidding for this. google, microsoft, hewlett- packard would all like to set that up. no word on how much it's going to cost, although consumers will have to probably buy new equipment to receive the faster signals. we should also note that not everybody is excited about this. police and firefighters and broadcasters were all against this decision for various reasons. i'm matt bigler live in san jose for cbs 5. >> yeah, matt.
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i figure somebody is going to want to make some money off. this we'll have to wait and see. thanks very much. >> reporter: yes. $7billion is the estimated revenue that could be generated from this. >> well, all right, matt. big difference though when you talk about speed. >> yeah. exactly. >> reporter: it's going to be huge. it's going to be in theory like brian was saying, it's so much faster we have no idea how it changes how we get net daily. we could use phones not connected to a cell phone tower it could be connected to wireless internet. >> wow. >> okay. kcbs radio's matt bigler, thank you very much. 6:39. a health warning. >> the concern about the drug avandia, where it's being pulled off the market. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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bay bridge backed up to the overpass. metering lights are on so give yourself some extra time. also reports, southbound 101 at university, an accident, no word if lanes are blocked. not too far from there live right now to chopper 5 who is at candlestick park and say good morning to our friends at the antiques and collectibles fair. now, this event is happening this weekend at candlestick park so if you love antiques, you need items and things with a lot of history, you'll find over 650 booths with amazing finds. all items in the fair are 20 years or older. they have a wide variety of food available at the show. this is free parking. the show opens up at 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. early admission is $10 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. all the information at candlestickantiques.com. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your
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forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. if you are thinking about taking in a little antiquing, might be a little warm out there so make sure you take some water and pace yourself. out the door this morning, mostly clear with patchy fog inland, clear start around the bay and mostly clear with a few clouds along the coastline. temperatures for the morning in the upper 40s to the upper 50s. this afternoon temperatures in the 90s. plenty of sunshine around the bay with temperatures topping off in the lower 80s. and the lower 70s for the coastline. take a closer look at some bay area cities. the mid-80s in union city and fremont. upper 80s in santa clara and san jose. 89 in los gatos. mid-80s in sunnyvale and mountain view and the lower 70s in pacifica and half moon bay. along the bay lower 80s in oakland, upper 70s in berkeley, moving inland the lower 90s in concord to danville to dublin. and the lower 90s in pittsburg, antioch and brentwood. we are expecting some of our warmest spots today to flirt with triple-digit highs monday and tuesday. here's a look at some more high temperatures today in the north bay.
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upper 80s in sonoma and napa. 89 degrees in petaluma. 84 in san rafae, san anselmo. 83 mill valley. 79 in san francisco. our five-day forecast, we warm up today and even more over the weekend. take a look at monday and tuesday. 100 degrees in our hottest spots. 80s around the bay and the 70s for coastline. wednesday and thursday, temperatures still warm but not as hot. this weekend the fall arts festival is going on in old mill park in mill valley. sunny and warm, temperatures expected in the upper 80s. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. your weather. >> thank you. >> a real heat wave. all right, thanks, tracy. 6:45. a silicon valley giant revises its outlook for the current quarter. >> the problem is, sluggish pc sales. and here now is jason brooks with kcbs and
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cbsmoneywatch.com. >> good morning. normally when a company like advanced microdevices lowers its revenue outlook, that's a death nell for a stock. but amd got lucky that oracle's larry ellison had some things to say about what his company plans on buying potentially down the road. as you said, amd said that it's looking at lower revenue. the current quarter, by about one to four percent. normally during that time, it sees sales of 5 to 10% over the prior quarter because of the back-to-school shopping season but amd saw lower notebook sales in north america so it's lowering the revenue forecast. but oracle's larry ellison told the open world conference that his company is not interested in buying service companies like hp buying 3par out of fremont, data services. instead they are looking more at software companies and semi conductor companies such as amd. because of that, investors speculating that amd could be at oracle's crosshairs and amd shares are up over 5%. not bad considering its lower revenue forecast.
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stock market is really charging ahead on this friday morning thanks to durable goods orders coming in much better than expected in august. take away transportation orders which were down considerably because of airplane sales, and orders were actually up by 2% best showing in five months. got the dow up 159. nasdaq higher by 36. s&p up by 17. and as of right now, apple shares are at $292..49. that makes it the second most valuable company in the world. valued at a little under $267.5 billion ahead of petroklein and just behind exxon which is valued at $311 billion. we'll see if apple can hang on. it didn't hang on yesterday. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. in medical news the government is placing new restrictions on the diabetes drug avandia because of a risk of heart attacks. new patients can still get a
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prescription for avandia, but only if they cannot control their blood sugar levels with other medications. in europe avandia is being pulled off the market. but here in the u.s., the food and drug administration says there is not enough evidence to warrant a complete withdrawal. after 86 days and countless closed door meetings, finally a breakthrough in the state budget stalemate. we hope. >> we have been talking about this this morning. phil matier is here now with state senator mark leno to talk about, okay, what happens next? hey, guys. >> all right. my first question to the state senator is, 86 days. what took longer? this budget or noah's ride on the ark? >> this is nothing biblical but what the framework means is that we have now finally determined what the revenue will be for the coming year and also what the amount of cuts will be for the coming year and the final details will hopefully be ironed out by monday. eye hope to vote on it by the
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end of the next week. >> even by their own admission by the governor and the crew down in southern california, a lot of this is based on rosier- than-expected revenue projections, the idea of selling state buildings like the state buildings here in san francisco and then leasing them back which will cost a lot in the long term and still questions about education funding. >> every dollar we can't claim and score for the budget means less funneling for education and higher -- less funding for education, higher education, healthcare, social safety nets. we are trying to protect the structures, the infrastructures, the institutions of the state that have made this state great. >> are we trying to as you say protect the infrastructures or are these guys just trying to get out of this budget mess this year alive and papering it over with funny money? [overlapping speakers] >> there are elections coming up. give me a break. of course election are coming up. >> all of this is infused with politics. but if we were to fix a couple of systemic problems that we have -- for example, there is i
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know at school district or a school board a city council, a county board of supervisors, the u.s. congress, none of them has a two-thirds threshold to pass a budget. just california, rhode island the smallest state in the union and arkansas. >> i hear that. but mark -- [overlapping speakers] >> first of all, arkansas and rhode island seem to be doing okay. new york, florida, texas, indiana, illinois, who are all struggling. so it's not a questio so much about change the rules. why is not taking care of the budgets the first pry offer the everyone in sacramento? year after year we have this problem but i have yet to see the legislature come together in january when the doors open and say we are going to fix it and then do our little bills. instead it's we do the bills and then at the end, five people wind up in the room together down at the governor's house in brentwood and hash it out and that's it? >> we started holding hearings on the budget back in january. i sit on the budget conference
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economy, chair the budget committee on health and human services. we have had hearings all the year long. but when the threshold to pass the budget is two-thirds, it literally means the minority rules. that's not the democratic process. 14 senators can veto what 26 want. and when they all sign a pledge that they are not going to cross the line, then one hand is tied behind their backs. >> what would you change so that this doesn't happen again to the state of california? >> first and foremost that voters pass prop 25 which will let the majority rule. we have elections every two years in the state assembly. if the voters don't like what the majority party is doing they con vote the party out but let the majority as i said with every city council, school board, county board of supervisors and u.s. congress, and 48 other states, maybe they know something we don't. >> or maybe they don't? because the last time we looked they weren't doing too well either. >> we are in the middle of the worst recession since the great depression. >> we'll take that one up on the next visit. >> that's right. [ laughter ] >> thanks for stopping by and
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maybe, when do you think this is going to be done? >> i hope within a week to 10 days. >> we are sitting here on furlough friday. >> road projects and people not getting paid. >> phil matier and state senator mark leno thank you very much. 6:52. too racy for sesame street? the show has decided not to air a segment with elmo and katie perry because of feedback it received. some parents in the blogosphere complained that perry's top is a bit too revealing. >> that brings to us our question of the day: is katie perry too racy for sesame street? we have looked at pictures of
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miss piggy. voluptuous miss piggy. >> daniella says: ion. why >> bet you wouldn't see her on mr. rogers neighborhood. >> probably not. >> elmo seemed to be enjoying that play date, though. 6:53. new theories about the san bruno explosion. we'll tell you why bacteria could have played a role. ,, when i melt to sleep with unisom sleep melts i get to sleep faster, stay asleep and wake refreshed. melt to sleep fast. unisom sleep melts.
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that's one possibility under investigation this morning. all right. is bacteria to blame for the san bruno pipeline explosion? that's one possibility under investigation this morning. anne makovec is in san bruno. that's where work to clear debris continues today. anne, good morning. >> reporter: that's right. there is now some comparison between what happened here in san bruno and an explosion that happened a decade ago in new mexico. that explosion was found to be a result of what's known as microbiology-influenced corrosion. here's your quickie science lesson of the morning.
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microbes thrive in water in pipes. that could make bacteria that breaks down the wall. it is possible that microbes were in play here and the "san francisco chronicle" reports this morning that pg&e did file a statement with state regulators last year that there was, quote, ongoing concern about internal corrosion on the line which runs from san francisco to milpitas and that water had shown up in tests. now, the public utilities commission has voted to bring an independent panel to investigate the explosion looking into what could have been done to avoid it. state leaders are pushing to make sure pg&e pays for the panel out of its profits so customers don't have to foot the bill. the clean-up continues here. we'll get a closer look at it at 10:00 this morning and we'll have it for you later on today on cbs 5. >> thank you, anne makovec live in san bruno this morning. thanks, anne. california's budget is now
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a record-breaking 86 days overdue. but the stalemate could end soon. the governor's office says democrats and republicans have reached the framework of a budget agreement. no details were released but they plan to work more on it over the weekend with the goal of reaching a final deal on monday. legislative leaders and governor arnold schwarzenegger met yesterday in santa monica because the governor is still recovering from a bad cold. right now california faces a $19 billion budget deficit. checking your friday drive, we have live pictures from chopper 5 right now. this is what it looks like on 92 through the san mateo area. not bad at all. you're clear across the san mateo bridge. no delays heading into foster city or as you head towards san mateo now. back to our maps we go. we do have an accident south 101, just past willow, it was in the number 3 lane but it's off to the shoulder and traffic is nice in that area. bay bridge not so good, metering lights on, so give
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yourself some extra time. dealing with a traffic alert in vallejo off-ramp to columbus parkway and eastbound 37 from columbus parkway are still blocked so heads up. that's a look at your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, gianna. pretty good news. here's a look this morning at what you have to deal with for the afternoon. not bad, right? lower 70s at the coast, 80s at the bay, 90s inland. we continue to warm up over the weekend with mid- to upper 90s expected inland. and check out monday and tuesday. 100 degrees in our hottest spots. 80s still expected around the bay and the mid-70s along the coastline. that's a look at your weather. back up to you.

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